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Iridium 37 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 24968U 97056D   15056.79448833  .00000380  00000-0  12863-3 0  9993
2 24968 086.3978 310.9810 0002028 097.6505 262.4921 14.34219886911797
Epoch (UTC): 25 February 2015 19:04:03
Eccentricity: 0.0002028
inclination: 86.3978°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 310.9810°
argument of perigee: 97.6505°
revolutions per day: 14.34219886
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.4921°
orbit number at epoch: 91179

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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